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A reactor at a nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine exploded on 26 April, 1986. According to a report carried out by the BBC, the explosion released 'at least 100 times more radiation' than the ...

Domain: Energy; History; Category: Nuclear energy; Ancient history

On the 7th of December 1941, the Japanese military forces launched an attack without warning dubbed 'Operation Z' on Pearl Harbour, a United States naval base. This resulted in the death of over ...

Domain: History; Category: American history

Once referred to as The Great War, this global fight centred in Europe lasted for four years, beginning on July 28 1914 and ending on November 11 1918. It resulted in the death of over 16 million ...

Domain: History; Category: Ancient history

A global war without any one singular objective or enemy, this six year fight, lasting from 1939 to 1945, has been hailed the deadliest war in history resulting in the deaths of between 50 to 85 ...

Domain: History; Category: Ancient history

The Vietnam War was an armed conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia from November 1 1955 to April 30 1975. The conflict saw the communist regime of North Vietnam fight against South ...

Domain: History; Category: Ancient history

The Rwandan genocide took place in 1994. It saw the mass slaughter of the Tutsis by the Hutus, resulting from long standing internal conflict between the two ethnic groups. J.E. Burnett states that ...

Domain: History; Category: Ancient history

This barbaric period in history saw the death of over six million Jews. The Holocaust Encyclopedia describes it as 'the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder' of these ...

Domain: History; Category: European history

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